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in the middle east. thursday president obama said he'd ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on the justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi open an investigation as officials try to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the state department. >> three americans who were injured in the benghazi attack are being treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. receipt a mans of ambassador stevens -- the remains of ambassador stevens and the three others killed will arrive back in this country tomorrow. >>> we are learning more about the attack itself. every room in that american consulate was torched, vandalized and looted. the compound on a residential stre
.s. and israel. >> reporter: that squabble led to a one hour phone call between president obama and prime minister benjamin netanyahu late last night east coast time early morning in israel after israeli officials complained that he was being snubbed by the white house. on sunday and then again wednesday, prime minister net railed against the u.s. for not taking a tougher stance on iran's nuclear program. >> if iran knows that there's no red line, if iran knows that there's no deadline, what will it do exactly what it's doing. it is continuing without any interference. >> reporter: then came reports in the israeli press that the white house turned down a meeting with when president obama and the prime minister attend the u.n. general assembly in new york later this month. they're simply not in the city at the same time the white house explained. this is the first time that benjamin netanyahu has come to the united states as prime minister and not met with president obama. the two have had their tense moments before in an oval office meeting last year, benjamin netanyahu appeared to lectur
attacked but did not break in to the u.s. embassy in yemen. in telephone calls today, president obama be thanked the president of yemen for condemning this embassy attack, but he told the president of egypt that the embassy there needs to be better protected. all of this, of course, comes a day after the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed in a fiery assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. our team of correspondents is covering everyangy of this story, and we begin in benghazi where charlie d'agata made it inside the american consulate where the americans died. >> reporter: the attackers made sure there was nothing left. every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this-- torched and ransacked,. no place was safe and there is nowhere to hide. a young neighbor zahi braham najem, showed us around the ruins. he used to visit the consulate often before it was destroyed. >> they burn everything, they steal everything, and they broke the dishes. >> reporter: the people in the neighborhood we spoke to said it wasn't clear who was
news -- protesters storm another embassy in the middle east. >> president obama hits back hard at governor romney for criticizing the first response to the protests in egypt. >>> is china trying to hack into america's phone system? john mill hear details on that, and why doctors can be so wrong so often about who has alzheimer's. >>> but we begin "this morning" with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> pro testers in yemen stormed the u.s. embassy there. the seal removed, the american flag torn down and burned. >>> breaking news. another american embassy attack in the middle east. >> protesters on the embassy's ground but did not enter the building. >> police trying to deal with the anger in cairo as well firing tear gas into a rock-throwing crowd. >>> as the u.s. eyes terror behind the libyan attack. >> four americans murdered including u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. >>> a pro-al qaeda group is the key suspect now. >> the pentagon is moving two warships to the libyan coast. >> bottom line, this is a terrorist taunt. >>> what appeared to be an apolo
was on the campaign trail yesterday saying that the obama administration has diminished america's presence overseas and our image, a direct quote, "if we project weakness, they come. if we are strong, our adversaries will not test us and our allies will respond to us." what's your response to that. >> it's two-fold. first of all, bob, i think american people expect in times of challenge overseas for our leaders to be unified. and to come together. and to be steadfast and steady and calm and responsible. and that certainly is what president obama has been. with respect to what i think is a very empty and baseless charge of weakness, let's be plain-- the american people know the record very well. president obama said when he was running for president that he would refocus our efforts and attentions on al qaeda. we've decimated al qaeda. assume iosamabin laden is gone. he also said we'd end the war in iraq responsibly. we've done that. he has protected civilians in libya, and qaddafi is gone. i serve up at the united nations, and i see every day the difference in how countries around the world view th
criticism of u.s. foreign policy. jan crawford asks the governor about that. president obama's first interview since the convention. you said in your acceptance speech that you are mindful of your own failings. >> yeah. >> pelley: what are they? and jim axelrod walks on a river run dry as the nation struggles with a historic drought. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. there is developing evidence tonight that suggests that the killing of four american diplomats in libya may have been a terrorist attack, not the mob violence that was first suspected. u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three members of his staff were killed overnight in the fiery wreckage of the u.s. consulate in the city of benghazi. it happened after hundreds of people converged on the consulate to protest a little-known internet film that ridicules islam. the film was produced in the united states. it was just a year ago that the u.s. helped overthrow libya's dictator moammar qaddafi and christopher stevens was one of the americans on the groun
'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. >>> earlier in tonight's broadcast we've been talking about ambassador christopher stevens killed at a u.s. consulate in libya, feelings that al-qaeda may be involved in that death. joining us now with more perspectives on the dangers to the job is former ambassador to zimbabwe tom macdonald. thank you for being here. during your years there did you feel imminent danger? >> not to me personally, but to my team i did serve during the period of embassy bombings in 1988 where the embassies were attacked in nairobi and taking care of my american people and employees was first a
possible, president barack obama condemns the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya that claimed the life of a u.s. ambassador and three staffers. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. the u.s. ambassador killed in that attack has ties to our area. 52-year-old jay christopher stevens owns a home in chevy chase, maryland, and he served as the u.s. ambassador to libya. it is believed that a mob carried out the attack following the release of a film ridiculing islam's prophet muhammad. we get more information now from danielle nottingham. >> reporter: chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, was killed as the american consulate came under attack in benghazi. u.s. officials confirm stevens, information officer shawn smith and two other americans were killed as they tried to evacuate staff members from the complex. >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: gunmen armed with automatic weapons stormed the consulate overnight. the mob of mostly conservative muslims was protesting an americ
bernanke called the feds' intervention confirmation that president obama's policies have not worked. we should be creating wealth romney said in a statement, not printing dollars. republicans also fear that bernanke may have timed this effort to increase highing as -- hiring as an election-year gift to the president. bernanke rejected that notion saying the timing was related to a clearly stag significant economy, not politics. >> the fed might not be done yet. bernanke left open the possibility the fed could take more steps to encourage borrowing and financial risk taking. >>> it is 6:15. howard is here with another stellar forecast. >> it's going to be a great weekend. bluemont has their big fair going on. the mystics have their big game sunday. >> against liberty. >> let's talk weather. we have a nice morning out there now once again. a great week. will finish great. and even right through the weekend we'll keep some nice weather around. your bus stop forecast, a couple of patches of fog. that's about the big issue this morning. otherwise partly cloudy, a mix of sun and clouds out th
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